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Gilb, Dagoberto
Dagoberto Gilb is the author of the just released novel, The Flowers, published with Grove Press. His previous books are Gritos, an essay collection which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and several books of fiction: Woodcuts of Women, The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña, The Magic of Blood, winner of the 1994 PEN/Hemingway Award and a PEN Faulkner finalist. He is also the editor of Hecho en Tejas: An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature. Anthologized widely, his stories and essays have appeared in a range of magazines including The New Yorker, Harper's, The Threepenny Review, Latina, and The Texas Observer. Gilb spent most of his adult years as a construction worker and a journeyman, high-rise carpenter with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. He is now a tenured professor in the Creative Writing Program at Texas State University in San Marcos.

Dagoberto Gilb reads in the Writers At Newark Reading Series with Cornelius Eady on Wed., Jan. 30, 2008, 5:30-7 p.m., at Paul Robeson Gallery.


     
     
     
         
         
         
 
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